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JO'S BOYS
Written by Louisa M. Alcott. Illustrated by Gladys Peto.
Stock no. 1318804
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1918. Almost very good condition.

Blue decorated cloth. 4 pretty pastel colour plates. 358 pages. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear to spine. Spine slightly discoloured and covers slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing throughout and some page browning.

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THE SEVENTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; S.W. Purvis; et al..
Stock no. 1318766
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Blue cloth spine. Orange boards. Colour plates by S.W. Purvis. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Cover edges slightly rubbed. Foxing to prelims and textblock. Dustwrapper is very worn and creased with slight loss to spine, most of front flap is missing and there are tape repairs on verso.

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THE TENTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; Robert MacGillivray; Hilda McGavin; et al..
Stock no. 1318765
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine, red boards with gilt titles. Colour plates and illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light marks to front cover. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn at spine and folds, creased and torn to rear panel. There are tape repairs on the verso of the wrapper.

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THE MARTIAL RACES OF INDIA
Written by G.F. Macmunn.
Stock no. 2132533
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1933. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Telling the story of Rajput and Turk, Afghan and Sikh, of Mahratta and Mogul. Yellow cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w plates plus 2 maps. 368 pages includes index. All plates present. A fine copy in pictorial wrapper which is slightly worn at edges and grubby, mainly to front fold and rear panel.

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RUPERT LITTLE BEAR'S ADVENTURES NUMBER THREE
Written by Mary Tourtel. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel.
Stock no. 1318679
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Grey boards with pictorial onlay to front showing Rupert with the princess. Contains five stories: Rupert and the Robber Wolf; Rupert at the Seaside; Rupert and Bingo; Rupert and the Dragon; Rupert and the Snow Man. 3 colour plates plus two-tone illustrations throughout. A few marks and wear to covers. 2.5" split to rear side of spine. Chipping to onlay at top of spine. Foxing throughout, but mostly to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present, one has a closed margin tear to it. Binding nice and tight!

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THE SECOND HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; Noel Hopking; et al..
Stock no. 1318590
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with cloth spine and gilt titles. First story 'The Naughty Little Blacksmith'. Colour plates plus two-tone text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, edges slightly rubbed. Covers unevenly sunned. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape repairs on folds and top and tail of spine, small patch of surface paper damage to centre of front panel.

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THE THIRD HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Hilda Boswell; Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1318589
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, green cloth spine. Coloured pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. 192 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper has pieces missing at edges and is slightly creased at edges.

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THE ENID BLYTON HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1318585
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stories from the Second Holiday Book. Blue boards, dark blue cloth spine. Gilt titles and vignette. Decorated endpapers. Colour and two-tone illustrations to text throughout. 156 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. First story is "Giggle and Hop Get Into Trouble". Spine and corners bumped, some slight browning to lower edge of front cover. Corner of title page has been cut out (13cm along diagonal) but no text is missing. Dustwrapper is edge worn and is grubby.

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THE FIFTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Mary Kendal Lee; et al..
Stock no. 1318584
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red cloth spine. Gilt titles. Coloured endpapers and illustrations. 192 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Spine and corners bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to top and tail of spine and corners. Wrapper is just a little grubby.

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THE ELEVENTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; Hilda McGavin; Robert MacGillivray; et al..
Stock no. 1318583
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Dennis Dobson Ltd.. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine, orange boards with gilt titles. First story is 'What's Happened to Michael?'.Colour plates and illustrations. Spine bumped. Crossword not done. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased with a tape repair on verso. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby.

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SCAPA FLOW: A NAVAL RETROSPECT
Written by Captain Donald J. Munro.
Stock no. 1818291
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. xvii and 244 pages including index. Boards lightly mottled, bump to centre of spine. Text block browned. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to prelims.

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JO'S BOYS AND HOW THEY TURNED OUT
Written by Louisa M. Alcott. Illustrated by Ellen Wetherald Ahrens.
Stock no. 1318284
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1907. Slightly better than good condition.

A Sequel to Little Men. Brown cloth covers with black thistle decoration and gilt titles. 10 b/w plates. 358 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded with a few marks. Rear cover mottled. A few hinges cracked. Browning and foxing to contents. All plates present.

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